Matthew Antinossi's practice includes all ERISA-related areas, and he has extensive experience with the employee benefits aspects of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, including ESOP transactions.

In addition to his transactional practice, Matthew is frequently involved in representing debtors in the employee benefits aspects of bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring. Such representations frequently involve resolution of complex ERISA Title IV issues.

A significant portion of Matthew's practice also includes providing technical assistance in litigation involving fiduciary breach and ERISA violation claims. As part of his compliance counseling practice, Matthew represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service on plan correction and private letter ruling requests and provides advice related to Department of Labor and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation actions.

Matthew was recommended in the 2019–2023 and 2014 editions of The Legal 500 U.S. for Employee Benefits.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1999, Illinois
  • 2003, Ohio (inactive)


  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of LawJ.D.summa cum laude1999

    Order of the Coif

    Executive Editor, Ohio State Law Journal

  • Asbury UniversityB.A.summa cum laude1995